UT Dallas 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

ARTS2316 - Painting Foundations

ARTS 2316 (ARTS 2316) Painting Foundations (3 semester credit hours) This course provides a foundation for painting classes. Emphasis will be placed on how to skillfully manipulate color to create convincing form, light and space in a picture, as well as begin an approach to exploring personal ideas in art making. This course will cover an introduction to the materials of painting, color mixing, and the preparation of painting surfaces. Lectures and discussions will address color theory and design as they relate to the process of image making and both the history of painting and current issues in contemporary art. (0-3) Y